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Top Korn Ferry Tour players expected to visit Huntsville

Top Korn Ferry Tour players expected to be at 2021 Huntsville Championship

With the tournament quickly approaching, fans can expect to see these top professional golfers from the Korn Ferry Tour at the 2021 Huntsville Championship

HUNTSVILLE, ALA. – The inaugural Huntsville Championship is less than two weeks from players teeing off in the first round, and the field will feature many of the Korn Ferry Tour’s top players. Fans can expect to see the following talent vying for the championships at The Ledges, April 29 - May 2, 2021:

  • Taylor Pendrith: Pendrith is a Canadian-born golfer, and he has the fourth-best driver pinpoint on the Korn Ferry Tour. He will be looking to claim his first Korn Ferry Tour victory at this year’s event. 

  • Davis Riley: A University of Alabama alum, Riley will return to the state of Alabama during this year’s tournament. Riley has two previous Korn Ferry Tour wins and will look to claim his third at The Ledges. 

  • Lee Hodges: An Ardmore native, Hodges will return to his home turf for the Huntsville Championship. Hodges earned his first career Korn Ferry Tour title at 11-under 273 at the WinCo Foods Portland Open presented by KraftHeinz.

  • Brandon Wu: Wu is the defending Korn Ferry Tour Champion heading into tournament weekend. This season, Wu held the 36-hole lead at the Puerto Rico Open before finishing T7, marking his first career top-10 finish on the PGA TOUR in his seventh professional start.

  • Greyson Sigg: Sigg is a native of Georgia. Sigg is sixth on the Korn Ferry Tour with 74 percent of greens hit in regulation. Sigg joined the Korn Ferry Tour in 2020. 

  • Jared Wolfe: Wolfe is looking to earn his third Korn Ferry Tour victory at The Ledges. He has secured five top-ten finishes in his career and turned pro in 2010. 

  • Stephan Jäger: Jäger was recently named the winner of the Korn Ferry Tour’s Emerald Coast Classic in Sandestin. This German golfer is looking to remain hot during the Huntsville Championship, fresh off his recent victory. 

  • Chad Ramey: This former Mississippi State alum has eight top-ten finishes and turned pro in 2014. His best result from the 2020 season was a tie for second at the WinCo Foods Portland Open presented by KraftHeinz. 

  • Roberto Diaz: Diaz recently won the Chichimata Louisiana Open and is looking to make history by becoming the first two-time winner of the 2021 Korn Ferry Tour. 

  • Max McGreevy: McGreevy has recently secured two top-three finishes on the Korn Ferry Tour. An Oklahoma native, McGreevy has one Korn Ferry Tour victory under his belt and finished first in the 2020 Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr. Pepper. 

  • Adam Svensson: Svensson is coming off a thrilling win at the Club Car Championship. This Canadian-born golfer has five top-ten finishes and a scoring average of 69.44 on the Korn Ferry Tour. 

  • David Lipskey: Lipskey is currently ranked eighth in the Korn Ferry Tour. He tied for first in the Emerald Coast Classic along with another top-ten golfer, Stephan Jäger. In 2019, Lipskey was tied for 71 at the PGA Championships. 

These top players will all be in the hunt for the trophy at this year’s Huntsville Championship. A variety of ticket types are available for purchase. Fans can purchase a good-any-day grounds admission ticket starting at $10, or weekly passes are available for fans who wish to experience the entire tournament weekend. Upgraded hospitality options are available as well. 

For additional questions or to schedule an interview with Huntsville Championship Tournament Director Penn Garvich, please reach out to Katie Stotts, media coordinator for Huntsville Championship, at stotts@knighteady.com

Tickets are available on the Huntsville Championship website, huntsvillechampionship.com

ABOUT HUNTSVILLE CHAMPIONSHIP

The Huntsville Championship is a professional golf tournament on the Korn Ferry Tour. The first edition of the Huntsville Championship will take place the week of April 26 - May 2, 2021, at The Ledges in Huntsville, Alabama. A five-year partnership is in place through 2024. The host course, The Ledges, opened in 2000 as an award-winning design by Hurdzan/Fry GCD, Inc., with designer Mike Hurdzan earning the “Designer of the Year” award by Golf Magazine in 2003 for his work on the course. The tournament is owned and operated by Birmingham-based sports marketing and event management firm Knight Eady. 

 

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